Foxfire (1955)

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Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Amanda Lawrence
Hugh Slater
Mara Corday ...
Maria - Hugh's Nurse
Jim Mablett
Frieda Inescort ...
Mrs. Lawrence
Princess Saba
Old Larky (as Eddy C. Waller)
Robert F. Simon ...
Ernest Tyson
Charlotte Wynters ...
Mrs. Mablett
Robert Bice ...
Arthur Space ...


Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba. Written by Molly Malloy <>

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5 August 1955 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

De dorst naar liefde  »

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2.00 : 1
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This was the last American motion picture to be photographed on the three-strip Technicolor camera (mid-'54) and the last in that process to be released (July '55). See more »


Amanda Lawrence: Oh, you loan yourself to me to make love, but... But you didn't really need me. You're afraid to be in love my way.
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Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Jeff Chandler
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The 3 best films of Jane Russell
24 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of 3 best movies Russell ever made: the other being gentleman prefer blonds with Marilyn and His Kind of Woman with Robert Mitchem...she is so beautiful, charming and totally a match of these two co-stars it is a pleasure to see them. Chandler is wonderful, what a shame dying at 42 from a bungled spinal operation(blood poisoning), or they would have surely made more movies together..check it out, a true spark between them...and ditto for she and Robert Mitchem in His Kind of Love 1955..they became lifelong friends until his death, Great interview by Robt Osbourne on Turner with the two of them. Louise ONeill

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